‘They are important to us’: Remains of Sisseton Wahpeton children returning home
Amos La Framboise and Edward Upright didn’t know that they’d never see their homes and families again. The boys, of the Spirit Lake and Lake Traverse bands of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, set off to Pennsylvania in 1879 to attend the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. They didn’t know they would die at the school before […]
Historic report on federal Indian boarding schools finds more than 400, including 3 in Pa.
‘This has left lasting scars for all Indigenous people,’ Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland said.
Congress explores creation of truth commission for U.S. Indian Boarding Schools
Thousands of Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their homes to attend U.S. boarding schools with the goal of assimilation.
U.S. Interior Dept. research into the history of abusive Native American boarding schools should be released in the coming weeks
By Shaun Griswold The U.S. Department of the Interior is expected to begin releasing information next month from its investigation into federal boarding schools and their impact on Native American communities. Secretary Deb Haaland said the department is close to completing its research into boarding school sites and the location of possible burial sites “at […]
Dems seek support services for survivors of Native American boarding schools in Pa., elsewhere
At issue are years of trauma from the federal government’s push, starting in the late 1800s, to remove hundreds of thousands of Native American children from their communities.
A federal investigation seeks to uncover the painful history of Native American boarding schools in Pa., nationwide
Some advocates want Congress to take the next step and create a formal truth commission. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in the coming weeks plans to reintroduce legislation forming one.